Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1253 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
  NM...
  WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO
  40 NM...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM
  20 NM TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 245 PM EST

* AT 1252 PM EST...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR FRIPP INLET
  BUOY...MOVING EAST AT 50 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 40 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  GENERAL GORDON...                 BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...
  FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...             HUNTING ISLAND REEF...
  BETSY ROSS REEF...                EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...
  FRIPP INLET BUOY...               FRIPP ISLAND REEF...
  FISH AMERICA...                   PELICAN BANK...
  EDISTO SIXTY REEF...              EDISTO FORTY REEF...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 3212 7952 3201 7971 3195 7987 3189 7992
      3215 8082 3216 8077 3225 8069 3232 8067
      3229 8061 3234 8048 3249 8053 3251 8045
      3233 7924
TIME...MOT...LOC 1752Z 269DEG 49KT 3240 8047

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$



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